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Evaluating Information Online to Avoid Fake News and Misinformation Online

Learn to critically evaluate online information and identify fake news. During this session we will discuss the psychological, technological and societal reasons why we believe fake, biased or misleading stories/information. It will also look at the different motivations of the creators of false stories and misinformation. By investigating real life news from a variety of media, you will learn to identify fake news and misinformation.


This workshop will take place on Microsoft Teams.

You can find out more information about using Teams, including how to install it on your personal device,  here: https://www.mmu.ac.uk/isds/support/apps/teams/ 


Details of all of our workshops can be found here: https://libguides.mmu.ac.uk/workshops


You must book onto this event at least one hour before the workshop is due to begin in order to attend. You will be emailed the link to join the workshop in your confirmation email.


Please get in touch if you have any problems booking, you can reach us at: Library@mmu.ac.uk

Tuesday, 16th March 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
  Open to all  
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Booking is required. There are 73 seats available.

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